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Watch IMI Senior Researcher Robtel Neajai Pailey's TEDxEuston talk

In December 2015 Robtel Neajai Pailey, now Senior Research Officer at IMI, was an invited speaker in a programme of talks at TEDxEuston focusing on the diversity, vibrancy and potential of Africa.
In her presentation, Robtel discusses her 'bloodless revolution' to fight Gbagba (corruption) in Liberia, while reminding us all that there is nothing inherently African about corruption. Gbagba is not just about private or public sector graft, says Robtel, but also the dubious ways in which we all cheat the system.
In 2013 One Moore Book published Robtel's anti-corruption children's book, Gbagba, illustrated by Chase Walker. A song and video adaptation of Gbagba by Takun J, Liberia’s premier Hip-Co musician, is now available, made possible by a grant from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA).

Read about Robtel's work on the Migrants in Countries in Crisis project

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